[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Monitoring and fault detection of Autonomous Car

Ehsan Mihankhah ehsanmihankhah at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 25 21:37:07 PST 2016


Two research positions available in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Researchers will work on “Monitoring and fault detection of sensory, actuation and control systems of an autonomous car”
One Post Doctoral Research Fellow and one Research Associate (Master degree holder) required.
Position 1Job DescriptionA postdoctoral research fellow with a background in control and dynamics (of automobiles preferably) for a project aimed at fault and attack detection in critical sensors and systems of an autonomous car is required. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Danwei Wang and a group of Research Fellows, Research Associates and PhD/Masters/Bachelors students in the school of EEE at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.Major responsibilities include   
   - Design and development of methodology and architecture for detection of malicious intrusion and malfunctions of safety and critical sensors, actuators and control systems of autonomous vehicles.
   - Cooperate to implement the developed architecture on the test vehicle.

The applicant must   
   - Have completed/near completion of his/her Ph.D in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics or other related fields.
   - Be genuinely excited about validating research results in field experiments using real mobile robotic systems and autonomous vehicles.
   -  Be willing to collaborate with other team members and help and guide junior researchers on a regular basis.
   -  Be willing to apply his/her knowledge to new topics outside of his/her core interests.
   -  Be comfortable with software development for mobile robotic systems/autonomous vehicles.
   -  Have Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
Preference will be given to applicants with following additional skills   
   - Extensive C/C++/ MATLAB programming skills.
   - GUI development in Linux(eg. with qt)
   - Experience in robotic software development using ROS.
   - Hands on experience with implementing/deploying algorithms on actual robotic systems and conducting field experiments.
Educational Qualifications   
   - Have completed/near completion of his/her Ph.D in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics or other related fields. 
Research Skills   
   - Design and development of methodology and architecture for detection of intrusion and malfunctions in autonomous vehicles.
   - Experience in working with real mobile robots or unmanned ground vehicles.
 Position 2 Job DescriptionA research associate for a project aimed at fault and attack detection in critical sensors and systems of an autonomous car is required. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Danwei Wang and a group of Research Fellows, Research Associates and PhD/Masters/Bachelors students in the school of EEE at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.Major responsibilities include   
   - implementation of methodology and architectures designed for detection of malicious intrusion and malfunctions of safety and critical sensors, actuators and control systems of autonomous vehicles.
   - Test, simulate and implement the developed architecture on the test vehicle.
The applicant must   
   - Have completed a master degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics or other related fields.
   - Be genuinely excited about validating research results in field experiments using real mobile robotic systems and autonomous vehicles.
   -  Be willing to collaborate with other team members and help and guide junior researchers on a regular basis.
   -  Be willing to apply his/her knowledge to new topics outside of his/her core interests.
   -  Be comfortable with software development for mobile robotic systems/autonomous vehicles.
   -  Have Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
Preference will be given to applicants with following additional skills   
   - Extensive C/C++/ MATLAB programming skills.
   - GUI development in Linux(eg. with qt)
   - Experience in robotic software development using ROS.
   - Hands on experience with implementing/deploying algorithms on actual robotic systems and conducting field experiments.
Educational Qualifications   
   - Have completed a master degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics or other related fields. 
Research Skills   
   - Software development in C++ in ROS to communicate with sensors and actuators.
   - Experience in working with real mobile robots or unmanned ground vehicles.
 Application ProcedureInterested candidates please email your CV/resume together with a cover letter to Professor Wang Danwei [edwwang AT ntu DOT edu DOT sg]. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview. ContractInitial contract is for one year with a possibility of extension up to a maximum of three years. An attractive remuneration based on the experiences and qualifications and a standard benefit package competitive with the industry will be provided for the successful applicant.
Please note that we expect the applicant to have minimum 2 years of experience of working with mobile robotic sensors and systems About the school:Established in 1981, the SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (EEE) is one of the founding Schools of the Nanyang Technological University. Built on a culture of excellence, the School is renowned for its high academic standards and strong tradition in research. To support teaching and cutting-edge research, EEE is host to 11 research centres and more than 50 laboratories, which are well-equipped with modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment. With about 200 faculty members and an enrolment of more than 4,000, of which about 1,300 are graduate students, it is one of the largest EEE schools in the world.


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